Saturday, July 20, 2019

BEACH SEX: Horny holidaymakers could be destroying Ibiza’s sand dunes with outdoor romps

Protected areas of the beach are fenced off, but couples looking to get it on are frequently jumping over the barriers

Spain has most endangered species in Europe

The Iberian lynx and Mediterranean monk seal are among the endangered in Spain

Forget climate change – the bees are buzzing off

If bees became extinct today, mankind would follow suit in 2012. Albert Einstein proclaimed this insect the most important factor in our food chain.

Axarquia town begs for residents to limit water usage while unveiling swimming pool

Colmenar mayor Jose Martin Garcia urged residents to limit water usage

Elderly British couple killed in Mallorca floods identified, while three still missing, including boy, 5

Over 510 emergency units were sent in response to the worst floods Mallorca has seen in a century, including 120 soldiers, seven military vehicles and helicopters

WATCH: ‘Snow’ falling on Costa del Sol beach

The amazing video shows snow falling and accumulating on the beach

First ever solar powered aircraft to fly into Spain on world-wide trip

Swiss pioneers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg started their global adventure in Abu Dhabi on March 1

Spain on high alert for wild fires as national heatwave looks set to continue

Temperatures in Cordoba and Sevilla reached 44C last week

Animal rights activists protest over whale treatment at Tenerife marine park

The park houses six orcas, four on loan from America’s SeaWorld, one born in captivity and one given over by Dutch authorities

Rubbish endangers Mediterranean marine life

The deep blue dump?

‘Don’t feed the monster’ campaign going strong as wipes are causing serious damage to sewer systems

A CAMPAIGN titled 'Don't Feed the Monster' has spread across Mallorca, aiming to prevent wipes from being flushed down toilets and washed up on...

Two thirds of Olive Press readers disagree with dog ban on ALL beaches

Expats slam decision to ban dogs from Costa beaches

Carbon emissions increase faster in Spain than anywhere else in Europe

CO2 emissions rose by 4% last year in Spain with a 23% increase in the use of electricity

Battle for Spain’s beaches

Greenpeace vows to fight oil giant Repsol’s ‘contaminating’ plans to drill for gas off the Costa del Sol

Spain plans to make green taxis

Madrid city hall sets out new regulations to create ecotaxis

Gibraltar BANS BALLOONS in desperate bid to save wildlife

The ban comes after authorities cancelled the territory’s annual National Day celebration in which 30,000 red and white helium balloons are released

Greenpeace activists found not guilty for defacing Algarrobico hotel in Almeria

The 28 campaigners painted the words ´hotel ilegal´ on the complex

A hike in the Sierra Nevadas

Kat Mayhew takes a walking trip in the high Sierra Nevada mountains

‘El Horrible’ Algarrobico hotel in Almeria named one of ‘world’s ugliest hotels’

The 400-room monstrosity, built on a virgin beach in the Cabo de Gata natural park, features on a list of the world’s 20 most ill-conceived buildings

EU imposes strict rules on carbon emissions

Not everyone is pleased with the European Parliament’s 2020 target for cars

Emergency water tankers brought to Colmenar as hundreds of wells dry up

It comes after residents slammed the unveiling of a large swimming pool

Supermarket survey shows Spaniards spurn fruit and vegetables

Very few are eating their five-a-day fruit and veg

Big business urges Spain to pass climate change law and ‘transition to green energy’

MORE than two dozen multinational and medium-sized companies have signed a declaration calling for Spain to transition to green energy.  Eleven out of the 30...

Jaen province home to biggest man-made forest in the world

The olive-tree plantation contains a staggering 64 million trees spread over half a million hectares

British filmmaker pleas for expats’ help in documentary on abandoned dogs in Spain’s Andalucia

A BRITISH filmmaker is creating a documentary about abandoned dogs in Andalucia and he needs your help. Londoner Paul Murphy was compelled to make the...
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